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Petit Bill's Bistro

) #61 of 2,199 Restaurants in Ottawa ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, Irish, Canadian
1293 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 3B1, Canada
+1 613-729-2500
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cod” (18 reviews)
“chowder” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Irish, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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1293 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 3B1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the steelhead trout table d'hôte and it was fantastic. I have never been disappointed with every meal that I have ordered. Service is superb and the food is always delicious. Thanks for another great meal!

Thank MistyGirl99
Spinks1, Owner at Petit Bill's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much, the kitchen does a great job, we're very lucky.. Terry

Reviewed 4 days ago

First time here for me. Great attentive service. Had the chowder, which was as good as any I have had. It should be as the chef is from the East Coast. Had mussels and cod cheeks which were delicious. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Marc L
Spinks1, Owner at Petit Bill's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words.. Terry

Reviewed 1 week ago

Petit Bill's had long been one our favorite spots but on off-night , mainly service wise, a while ago kept us away for a bit. We went back tonight with close friends and it felt like getting reacquainted with a long lost friend, remembering all...More

Thank Snikt21
Spinks1, Owner at Petit Bill's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words & thanks for giving us another chance.. See you soon Terry

Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved the back room (seat 20+) for a business meeting. Instead of ten, only five showed up. No hassles from the management. The service was attentive without being pushy. Some had appetizers, others had dinner. All the food received a positive review from all...More

Thank ReneeOttawa
Spinks1, Owner at Petit Bill's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much.. Terry

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great gastropub. Friendly and personal service with a smile. No issues accommodating my allergy to a variety of vinegars and dressings. Food was delicious, prices reasonable, good wine selection (I'm allergic to that too, but my dinner guest is a wine-lover), and...More

Thank Sarah B
Spinks1, Owner at Petit Bill's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much, see you next time you're in town! Terry

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from another enjoyable lunch at Petit Bill's. The high quality of the food and the service has been maintained. We don't visit often but we are always made welcome and we always have a good time.

Thank OntarioSunsetter
Spinks1, Owner at Petit Bill's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you very much! Terry

Reviewed 11 April 2017

A group of women friends gathered for dinner after the Famous 5 evening. All choices were available and fresh and delicious! My choice were the Moules frites....unbelievable, cooked in wine and garlic, I could have tipped the soup bowl to get every last drop, ...but...More

Thank janetrH1626ZD
Spinks1, Owner at Petit Bill's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive reveiw! Terry

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Petit Bill's is a small gastropub in Ottawa's westend. Cozy but room enough with two sitting areas. Food is exceptional and service friendly and attentive. We were looking for something new and this was it. Offered fresh and varied menu with food arriving with nice...More

2  Thank ATBIB
Spinks1, Owner at Petit Bill's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words.. Terry

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A celebration brought us back to this wonderful restaurant. We were a little early and there wasn't a spot left to sit while we waited for our table. No worries the owner found a spot for us to stand and have a glass of wine....More

Thank DekkersTravels
Spinks1, Owner at Petit Bill's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much; I'll pass along the positive review to everyone, we all appreciate it! Terry

Reviewed 19 February 2017

This restaurant has served the test of time in Westboro. It is, hands down, my favourite in this trendy neighbourhood. It is profoundly satisfying for both the food, the service, the wine list. The Newfoundland connection is the friendly and familial atmosphere of coming home....More

Thank RenataOttawa
Spinks1, Owner at Petit Bill's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we all appreciate it! Terry

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We're a 'French bistro with a Newfoundland accent' Fish & Chips, Burger, pasta, Chicken, Duck, Steak..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 09:30
Thursday
11:30 - 09:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1293 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 3B1, Canada
    (Smirle)
  • Public Transportation: The numbers 2 & 16 stop mere steps away!
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-729-2500
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Description
Petit Bill’s was borne from the family values and sense of everyday “down-home” hospitality our mom & dad showed to anyone who came their way. Our house was THE place where all our friends gathered, be it for Sunday night dinner, Christmas Eve or just a place to be comfortable and safe. As teenagers, the whole family flourished under the watchful eye and guidance from our parents and the acceptance our parents gave to our friends and visa versa.
Today, Petit Bill’s is a homage to this wonderful trait. We are proud to offer great comfort food, succulent steaks & fresh fish and truly homemade desserts. We use only the finest ingredients available and utilize as much local produce and products possible.
We have won numerous awards for our wine list with the crown jewel being the VQA Award of Excellence in 2009 for showcasing Ontario & VQA Wines on our lists. It is this type of commitment to local that will continue to on all of our menus.
We hope you will come by and see us again soon…to paraphase our folks…
“Welcome to Petit Bill’s & welcome home!”